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CWNA Certified Wireless Network Administrator Official Deluxe Study Guide: Exam CWNA-106

ISBN: 978-1-119-06776-4
912 pages
March 2015
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Complete CWNA-106 prep, with full coverage and hands-on practice

CWNA Certified Wireless Network Administrator Deluxe Study Guide is your official study guide for the leading wireless certification program. Updated for the new CWNA-106 exam, this book provides coverage of all exam objectives, plus review questions and hands-on exercises that help you build your skills and your confidence before exam day. Start with a pre-assessment test to find out how much you already know, then fill in the gaps with detailed coverage of radio frequency technology, regulations and standards, protocols and devices, network implementation and security, RF site surveying, and much more. Sybex's interactive online learning environment and test bank gives you access to hundreds of questions and robust study tools, including chapter tests, practice exams, flashcards, a glossary of key terms, and bonus chapter material — all to help you prepare for and increase your chances of passing the exam the first time around.

  • Find your starting point with a pre-assessment test
  • Get up to speed on all CWNA-106 exam objectives
  • Sharpen your practical skills with hands-on exercises
  • Test your knowledge with practice exam questions

Savvy candidates know that strategic prep is essential to first-time success, and CWNA Certified Wireless Network Administrator Deluxe Study Guide is your toolbox for building the next step in your wireless career.

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Table of Contents

Foreword xxiii

Introduction xxv

Assessment Test lvi

Chapter 1 Overview of Wireless Standards, Organizations, and Fundamentals 1

Chapter 2 Radio Frequency Fundamentals 31

Chapter 3 Radio Frequency Components, Measurements, and Mathematics 63

Chapter 4 Radio Frequency Signal and Antenna Concepts 107

Chapter 5 IEEE 802.11 Standards 161

Chapter 6 Wireless Networks and Spread Spectrum Technologies 199

Chapter 7 Wireless LAN Topologies 237

Chapter 8 802.11 Medium Access 263

Chapter 9 802.11 MAC Architecture 283

Chapter 10 WLAN Architecture 325

Chapter 11 WLAN Deployment and Vertical Markets 371

Chapter 12 WLAN Troubleshooting and Design 399

Chapter 13 802.11 Network Security Architecture 459

Chapter 14 Wireless Attacks, Intrusion Monitoring, and Policy 499

Chapter 15 Radio Frequency Site Survey Fundamentals 533

Chapter 16 Site Survey Systems and Devices 561

Chapter 17 Power over Ethernet (PoE) 595

Chapter 18 802.11n 621

Chapter 19 Very High Throughput (VHT) and 802.11ac 659

Chapter 20 Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) 697

Appendix A Answers to Review Questions 735

Appendix B Abbreviations and Acronyms 783

Certifications 784

Organizations and Regulations 784

Measurements 785

Technical Terms 786

Index 797

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Author Information

David D. Coleman, CWNE #4, is the Global Training Manager for Aerohive Networks. He instructs IT professionals from around the world in the administration, security, design, and troubleshooting of WLANs. David A. Westcott, Xim CWNE #7, has been a certified trainer for more than 20 years, providing vendor and custom wireless training around the world to government agencies, corporations, and universities.

Both have authored half a dozen books for wireless-system designers and technicians.

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